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Dolphin Discoveries

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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-322-8000
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Lots of fun! Marine Biologist Crew!

I was originally concerned this was going to be an exploitive type of activity, and had booked it... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
earthpresence
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Victoria, Canada
Great Adventure

we really enjoyed our excursion with dolphin discoveries, the crew really put in the effort for us... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
cedwards8008
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was originally concerned this was going to be an exploitive type of activity, and had booked it because of my daughter. I am pleased to say there was great emphasis on respect and the boundaries of dolphin interaction. Our captain was Erica and First...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

we really enjoyed our excursion with dolphin discoveries, the crew really put in the effort for us to swim with dolphins several times. after each swim excursion, they had good snacks and drinks for us to enjoy.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Erika and Kriss were great fun and very knowledgeable about the dolphins, history of the area and surroundings. Between swimming with the dolphins and snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay we had a wonderful time.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I HIGHLY recommend Dolphin Discoveries for your next Hawaii ocean experience. This was our second excursion with them and they did a fantastic job. We even unexpectedly saw several whales totally breaching out of the water on our way to swim with the spinning dolphins...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Alexia and Kim were wonderful, helpful and informative. Their enthusiasm was contagious but then who wouldn't be when you get to do three different times in the ocean with pods of wild dolphins swimming and spinning about. Then off to Captain Cook for more snorkeling,....More

Thank klnichols123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great trip with Captain Mike and Tiana on 12-7-2017. About 25-miles north of our launch point (Sheraton boat launch) we encountered a huge run of over 200 dolphins. Spent about 1 1/2 hours swimming with them as they jumped and circled all...More

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Thank Larry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowledgeable, entertaining, attentive staff. We swam with many Dolphins and we snorkeled at Captain Cook, Bonus! We will be back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful trip. Mike and Tiana were a fantastic crew and we couldn’t have had a better trip. Mike made us feel very comfortable and safe and Tiana was friendly and helpful. We saw so many dolphins and the experience was amazing. The light...More

Thank Greenefarms
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well conducted and exciting morning on the beautiful coastline of Kona, interacting closely (but respectfully) with many spinner dolphins under the safe guidance of our two entertaining guides. Some snacks and a pleasant reef snorkelling dive rounded off the morning well. Well done dolphin...More

Thank ian f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike took us out found the Dolphins and we had several encounters with them. So amazing! Mike was great and the snacks were tasty! Definitely do this!!!

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A_NIELSEN_987
28 July 2017|
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
definitely! there were a few other companies on the water at the same time as us as we were in the water with the dolphins just as often if not more! not sure how they guarantee a more personalised service with wild animals... More
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A_NIELSEN_987
16 July 2017|
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Response from stik6 | Reviewed this property |
We were very conscious of that and we found that their treatment was outstanding. First off the dolphins are born there...the staff is great and very caring. If the dolphins don't feel like participating they aren't forced... More
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lauramarkoreilly
2 September 2016|
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Response from MicheleMTomM | Reviewed this property |
We don't think they meet cruise ships. If you can plan ahead, make a reservation. But, they depart at a harbor located 20 min. below Kona Kailua. They depart about 8:30 am. But, please check with company.
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